Don't Look Up: the first good movie about climate changeAdam McKay's new movie isn't about climate change -- it's about an oncoming comet -- but it captures, like no work of art has, some of the strange …
Rooftop solar and home batteries make a clean grid vastly more affordableDistributed energy has often been seen as a more expensive alternative to utility-scale power plants, but new modeling reveals that it is actually a…
Clean energy and politics, electrified
A guest essay from architect and urbanist Mike Eliason on the coolest trends in European cities, where they are converting brownfields to ecodistricts…
The lovely Ford Mustang Mach-E and the danger of electric carsI recently had the opportunity to drive Ford's new electric Mustang for a week. For someone like me, coming from a 2009 Prius, it's mind-blowing. But…
A note to readers Yeah, so, I'm losing my ability to type. It's not great.
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Crunch time: America's last chance at serious climate policy for a decadeThis is it, folks! The upcoming reconciliation bill is likely the Democrats' last big shot at climate policy for a decade. There are two key policies on…
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Arguments over nuclear power too rarely focus on policy differences. What exactly should the Biden administration do about nuclear power?
Minerals and the clean-energy transition: the basicsThe clean-energy transition will require huge amounts of key minerals like lithium and cobalt, used to make cleantech like batteries & wind turbines…
An introduction to energy's hottest new trend: 24/7 carbon-free electricityA handful of ambitious companies and cities are going beyond just buying clean electricity -- they want to buy it to precisely match their consumption…